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Cobble, SueCaroline Decker Gladstein oral history (1976)

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Description: Sound recording of Sue Cobble's 1976 interviews with Caroline Decker Gladstein documenting her experiences as a Communist Party activist and labor organizer in the 1920s and 1930s across the United States. Topics include: the 1931 Harlan County, Kentucky, coal miners' strike; Communist organizing campaigns in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and California; the Cannery and Agricultural Workers Industrial Union; and farm workers' strikes in California.

Collection Guide: Finding aid to the Caroline Decker Gladstein oral history
Manuscript Call Number: MS 3025
Cassette Call Number: CT 35.1-35.7

Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by the Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University. Copyright Holder has given the California Historical Society (CHS) permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).

This audio is part of the collection: California Historical Society
It also belongs to collections: stream_only; California Light and Sound; Cultural & Academic Films

Artist/Composer: Cobble, Sue
Date: 1976
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8" audiocassette
Language: English
Keywords: californialightandsound; Strikes and lockouts--Agricultural laborers--California; Strikes and lockouts--Coal mining--Kentucky--Harlan County; Cannery & Agricultural Workers Industrial Union; Communist Party of America
Contact Information: California Historical Society 678 Mission Street San Francisco, California 94105 Phone: 415-357-1848 Email:


Prepared under the auspices of "The Twentieth Century Trade Union Woman: Vehicle for Social Change," a project of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, The University of Michigan-Wayne State University.

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